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Julian Sturdy

Member of Parliament for York Outer

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Julian questions COP 26 President on using gene editing and science to stop climate change

Julian questions COP 26 President on using gene editing and science to stop climate change

Julian today used Questions to the President of COP 26 in the House of Commons to ask the government to use the summit to promote the vital role cutting-edge science like gene editing can play in ensuring sustainable production and combating global warming. Britain is hosting the COP 26 climate change meeting of world leaders

York Press column – RIP Sir David Amess and boosting GP services

I could not begin this column without paying tribute to my former colleague Sir...

Julian presses Health Secretary on surgical robotic cancer machine for York Hospital

This morning in the House of Commons, Julian questioned the Health Secretary regarding the...

Julian Keeps Pressure on Campaign for Pet Theft Reform

Building on his long-running lobbying campaign for tougher sentences for pet thefts, Julian pressed...

EFRA Committee Publish Report on Transporting Animals and Pet Smuggling

September 30, 2021

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee, of which Julian is a member, has today published their Moving Animals Across Borders report. The report examines post-Brexit issues including pet smuggling, live animal movements with Northern Ireland and the European Union, moving horses, and biosecurity.

On pet theft, the Committee welcomes moves by the Conservative Government to toughen rules on travelling with pets but believe more can be done to improve enforcement, increase prosecution rates and ensure those found guilty are given harsher penalties.

The full report can be found here: https://publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm5802/cmselect/cmenvfru/79/7902.htm